"Spirit Island is a tiny tied island in Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park. This landmark is the destination of boat trips across Maligne Lake, a view many people associate with the Canadian Rockies.

minty ocean

Color 💙 Looking straight down as the wave crashes into the sand, the sand swirling underneath making it's own pattern of shades of the ocean.

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The biggest, brightest Moon of the year is almost here. On June a Supermoon will be larger and brighter than a typical Full Moon, and this won't occur again until August, Or it will be overcast and we missed the whole thing!

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“To dream of mushrooms denotes fleeting happiness, to dream you are gathering them, fickleness in a lover or consort.” –Richard Folkard in Plant Lore

Mycena viscidocruenta - Stephen Axford Photography Art Print

Mycena viscidocruenta - Stephen Axford Photography likely poisonous - momma said anything with a wooden stem (poison ivy) was toxic.

Octopus Stinkhorn

Another photo of the an Octopus Stinkhorn (Clathrus archeri) showing the tentacles emerging from the 'egg'.

**Amanita muscaria, 'Fly Agaric', fairy toadstool

Amanita muscaria, commonly known as the fly agaric orl fly amanita, is a mushroom and psychoactive basidiomycete fungus, one of many in the genus Amanita.

Amazing yellow fields

Canola Flower Fields, China You must have heard of the heart-healthy canola oil isn’t it? But did you know that this oil comes from the Canola flowers? For the interested, here is a picture of a canola field in China.